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2016 Summer Olympics

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  • The Pool Is Still The Place For Avon's Madison Kennedy

    The Pool Is Still The Place For Avon's Madison Kennedy
    Madison Kennedy is 27 years old. Yes, she's still swimming and attempting to qualify for the U.S. team to compete at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. No, she wasn't completely crushed when she didn't make the Olympic team in 2012. And no, she's not looking to settle down, get married, have children or do anything else besides training and working at the moment, but thanks for asking.
  • Connections: Area lifter sets Olympics as goal

    Connections: Area lifter sets Olympics as goal
    Mahassen Hala Paiva is getting stronger, and Hunter Kemper, at 39 years of age, continues to show his athletic competitiveness. Both are former area high-school standouts. Both compete in nontraditional but demanding sports. Paiva (Port Orange...

    Olympic ticket sales hit a glitch in U.S.

    A day after the U.S. Olympic Committee announced the release of more tickets for American fans wanting to attend the 2016 Summer Games, the provider postponed sales Tuesday because of an "unforeseen technical issue." CoSport said no alternative date for...

    Mexico to play Olympic soccer qualifiers at StubHub Center

    Defending Olympic champion Mexico will open defense of its title in the CONCACAF Olympic qualifying tournament at the StubHub Center in Carson in October. Two Group B games will be played on both Oct. 2 and Oct. 4. The U.S. will head Group A, which will...

    Rio environmental official takes dip in polluted bay

    A Brazilian state environmental secretary has plunged into the polluted waters of Guanabara Bay as part of a televised stunt meant to assuage worries about health risks faced by sailors competing in the 2016 Olympics. The secretariat confirmed Monday...